Should We Rebrand “Fair Share” as “Future Care”?
The Sticky 3rd Ethic of Permaculture
Permaculture has 3 Ethics. The first two – Earth Care, and People Care – are fairly self-explanatory and widely accepted. The third ethic, however, can be contentious – evoking strong emotional responses.
So do we call it “Fair Share”? “Share the Surplus”? Or a new phrase I’ve heard tossed around for the past few years, “Future Care”? Why does it matter, and how does it impact our permaculture?
Starhawk’s article introducing Future Care as a term: https://starhawk.org/permaculture-solutions-to-climate-change/
Books on Social Permaculture
(affiliate links, I get a small commission if your purchase through them, but feel free to use your local library):
People and Permaculture by Looby Macnamara:
Cultural Emergence by Looby Macnamara:
Regenerative Design for Changemakers :A Social Permaculture Guide